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Shostakovich in Leipzig - Gewandhaus Orchester, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, Daniil Trifonov, Gautier Capuçon, Baiba Skride, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Kristine Opolais, Quartet Danel et al

12 Nights: 14 - 26 May 2025

£4795.00 per person sharing a king or twin deluxe studio
£5595.00 per person king deluxe studio, sole use

Includes: 12 nights 4* Capri Aparthotel on bed & breakfast basis, top price seats for Symphonies 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, Chamber Symphony op. 110a, cello concerti 1 & 2, Piano Concerto 2, Violin Concerto 1 & Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk plus piano sonatas, trios, quintets and string quartets (12 concerts total) plus 10 evening meals and a complete programme of sightseeing in and around Leipzig plus visits to Dresden, Halle, Weimar & Wittenberg

May 2025 will see the combined forces of the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Boston Symphony Orchestra come together for one of the most comprehensive examinations of the works of Dmitri Shostakovich, on the 50th anniversary of his death.

Under the direction of Gewandhauskapellmeister Andris Nelsons and rising star conductor Anna Rakitina, the Gewandhausorchester, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a Shostakovich Festival Orchestra - created especially for the festival, comprising members of the Mendelssohn Orchestra Academy and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra - will interpret a wealth of Shostakovich’s phenomenal music. An unsurpassed roster of world-class artists including Daniil Trifonov, Gautier CapuçonBaiba Skride & Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider will feature in the extensive chamber music series while Kristine Opolais will lead the cast of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Leipzig Opera, conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Flights from Manchester, Heathrow, Birmingham, Edinburgh via Frankfurt to Leipzig.

Deposit on booking is £750 per person.
Full payment for ticket subscription is due by 20th December £1200 per person
Balance payment is due 1st March 2025.

 

 

Thank you for such a well organized tour. Our days were filled with goodies. Exploring Vienna on the last day made you realize that there is a lot more to see in this beautiful city. Listening to the music makes me want to learn more.
CW, Cheshire

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